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New York’s Facebook antitrust investigation now has 46 other attorneys general onboard – TechCrunch

New York’s Facebook antitrust investigation now has 46 other attorneys general onboard – TechCrunch

New York Attorney General Letitia James is turning up the heat on the state’s antitrust investigation into Facebook, which is seeking “to determine whether Facebook’s actions may have endangered consumer data, reduced the quality of consumers’ choices, or increased the price of advertising.” Her coalition previously consisted of attorneys general from a total of eight […]

Snapchat beats in Q3, adding 7M users & revenue up 50% – TechCrunch

Snapchat beats in Q3, adding 7M users & revenue up 50% – TechCrunch

The Snap-back continues. Snapchat blew past earnings expectations for a big beat in Q3, as it added 7 million daily active users this quarter to hit 210 million, up 13% year-over-year. Snap also beat on revenue, notching $446 million, which is up a whopping 50% year-over-year, at a loss of $0.04 EPS. That flew past […]

Facebook fights (some) election lies – TechCrunch

Facebook fights (some) election lies – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. New Facebook features fight election lies everywhere but ads Facebook made a slew of announcements designed to stop 2020 election interference […]

New Facebook features fight election lies everywhere but ads – TechCrunch

New Facebook features fight election lies everywhere but ads – TechCrunch

Heaven forbid a political candidate’s Facebook account gets hacked. They might spread disinformation…like they’re already allowed to do in Facebook ads… Today Facebook made a slew of announcements designed to stop 2020 election interference. “The bottom line here is that elections have changed significantly since 2016,” and so has Facebook in response, CEO Mark Zuckerberg […]

Should we rethink the politics of ‘blocking’? – TechCrunch

Should we rethink the politics of ‘blocking’? – TechCrunch

Jillian C. York Contributor Years ago, I wrote a piece criticizing a cover story by a well-known writer and political commentator that I’d met a few times, with whom I’d occasionally sparred on Twitter. The piece wasn’t merely a representation of my own views, but pulled in snarky tweets from other journalists disparaging her work […]

YouTube founder secretly building sports fan game GreenPark – TechCrunch

YouTube founder secretly building sports fan game GreenPark – TechCrunch

Chad Hurley is hunting for what comes after fantasy sports. He envisions a new way for fans to play by watching live and cheering for the athletes they love. Beyond a few scraps of info the YouTube co-founder would share and his new startup’s job listings revealed, we don’t know what Hurley’s game will feel […]

Zuckerberg has thoughts on free speech – TechCrunch

Zuckerberg has thoughts on free speech – TechCrunch

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Zuckerberg on Chinese censorship: Is that the internet we want? The Facebook CEO spoke yesterday at Georgetown University, sharing his thoughts […]

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